Elon Musk made another breakthrough.
Through his new startup, Neuralink, he planted a computer chip the size of a coin in the brain of a pig, Friday, August 28, 2020.
This is certainly Elon Musk’s first step to find formulas for various diseases suffered by humans.
Yes, Neuralink, which was founded by Musk in 2016 in San Francisco, United States, is currently focusing on conducting research related to various neurological diseases that suffer from humans such as Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and spinal cord injuries can result in paralysis.
Even Elon Musk strongly believes that various other neurological disorders such as insomnia, hearing loss, and depression can be cured by implanting a computer chip in the human brain someday.
“This implantable device can really solve all these problems,” said Elon Musk as reported by global news, Friday, August 29, 2020, on the sidelines of the launch of the pig.
To prove his belief, Elon Musk himself admitted that until now he had three experimental pigs.
Elon Musk has been regarded as a visionary figure in every breakthrough he has made.
Previously, he was also known for his innovation in the automotive world through his company Tesla Inc.
Then he also jumped into space technology through SpaceX.
To support Neuralink, Elon Musk has invested 100 million US dollars from a total investment of 158 million US dollars.
This company also employs more than 100 workers including experts and scientists of course.